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Forum: Parenting   09-11-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chinaberry
This is my home, my sanctuary so I should do as...

This is my home, my sanctuary so I should do as I very well please!
 
Yeah! That's what I was trying to say!
 
It's her problem not yours. She can choose to be whatever kind of mean old grandma...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chinaberry
I'm sorry honey; she sounds awful. But your...

I'm sorry honey; she sounds awful. But your title really should replace "AP" with "randoms crashing" in your house. Fix that and you're good to go!
Forum: Pets   08-04-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By Chinaberry
I have a peach-faced lovebird, acquired as free...

I have a peach-faced lovebird, acquired as free to a good home... six years ago, and DS is almost 2. DS has definitely been bitten on the finger/ head/ feet when I have both of them crawling on me...
Forum: October 2011   06-24-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,604
Posted By Chinaberry
26 weeks (omg, really?!?) and about 20 pounds. I...

26 weeks (omg, really?!?) and about 20 pounds. I blame ravenous skinny toddler-boy and his high-calorie, high-protein see-food diet... which I prepare...
I expect I'll come out about 30 pounds...
Forum: Parenting   06-06-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,725
Posted By Chinaberry
Linda, you strengthen my resolve to keep the...

Linda, you strengthen my resolve to keep the mommy nap a priority. Bless you.
 
ETA the thing I was referring to: "It is so much easier to react with love and compassion to others when one's own...
Forum: Parenting   06-03-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,725
Posted By Chinaberry
Hi Mamas, this has been an awesome conversation...

Hi Mamas, this has been an awesome conversation and I have learned a lot. Thanks!
 
My turn :)
Rule #1: Nobody cares what I'm doing (in the esoteric microcosm of AP vs. whatever). Really. If I am...
Forum: Parenting   05-06-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Chinaberry
They did what???? Eewwww the toothbrushing...

They did what????
Eewwww the toothbrushing thing is NASTY!
And the trash-talking on top of it? No way. Either would initiate a No Unsupervised Visits Ever policy, and very few supervised ones...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-08-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By Chinaberry
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by weliveintheforest http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: October 2011   04-08-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,213
Posted By Chinaberry
Yeah, it's "gross" but I'm doing it anyway!! ...

Yeah, it's "gross" but I'm doing it anyway!!
I'm really scared to not have the energy for my toddler whom I adore more than life itself, so I'll try anything!
DH, now? He's completely sicked out...
Forum: September 2011   04-04-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By Chinaberry
lol, you're as "huge" as me! We're both 14...

lol, you're as "huge" as me! We're both 14 weeks.
And I feel colossal... I'm daring myself to look at pictures from 2 years ago (first pg) but I don't want to b/c I remember clearly which pants I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-25-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,506
Posted By Chinaberry
   Quote:Why do people say stupid things...


 
Quote:Why do people say stupid things about the sex of a new baby?  Why, why, why? 
 


LOL, because they're stupid!
 
I want 3 boys. I think that sounds like a blast! Hopefully I'm...
Forum: Babywearing   01-07-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,892
Posted By Chinaberry
Listen to your heart of hearts. It's THEIR...

Listen to your heart of hearts.
It's THEIR problem if somebody has a problem with your doing your best to make your baby girl feel safe, comfortable, and included.
I still wear DS everywhere (15...
Forum: Parenting   11-19-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 15,565
Posted By Chinaberry
LOL that was awesome! Teach me to dig for crazy...

LOL that was awesome! Teach me to dig for crazy MIL stories...
I have one box packed for HH, waiting for instructions...
 
 
MORE LOVE!
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   10-01-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Chinaberry
Just took the Bug on a road trip, Broomfield to...

Just took the Bug on a road trip, Broomfield to Telluride, and oh my goodness, youall Western Slope mamas are super blessed this year with beautiful beautiful fall color! WOW the whole way - we took...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-21-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Chinaberry
Yes, thank you so much, I actually put up the...

Yes, thank you so much, I actually put up the same note in Special Needs and in Florida, hope that's ok!
It's great to be here http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I've...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   09-21-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,469
Posted By Chinaberry
We loved Mountain Midwifery Center. With...

We loved Mountain Midwifery Center. With insurance, we ended up paying about 3K$ for everything (pre-natal, education, birth class, facility) and they took super-good care of us.
Congratulations!
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   09-21-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Chinaberry
Congratulations Samantha!! And welcome to...

Congratulations Samantha!!
And welcome to Colorado http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
We used Mountain Midwifery Center in Englewood (we live in Broomfield) and it was a...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-21-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Chinaberry
Orlando Peaceful Parents and Connected Mothering...

Orlando Peaceful Parents and Connected Mothering (both on Yahoo groups)

Thanks, jenfl!
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-21-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Chinaberry
Hi, jenfl, thanks so much for the resources!! ...

Hi, jenfl, thanks so much for the resources!!
Yeah, we're both very much into the AP, and it's been helpful (and scary!) for me to see her navigating the schools advocating for my special needs DN....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-21-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Chinaberry
Quote: Originally Posted by ssh...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ssh http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15863331)
Children often feel safer at home with their...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-21-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Chinaberry
So you do have an IEP? That's a bummer about...

So you do have an IEP?
That's a bummer about the Waldorf; I picture them as more open to alternative evaluations and processes.
Anyway, if you're already touring schools, talking to staff members,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-20-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Chinaberry
Quote: Originally Posted by Rose-Roget...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rose-Roget http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15858430)

Ds reacts very strongly to loud sounds...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-20-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By Chinaberry
Cross-posted in Pleased to Meet You and Florida...

Cross-posted in Pleased to Meet You and Florida Tribes:

Hi, mamas, so happy to be here!

I'm looking for connections with special ed (specifically SPD) and Florida families, hoping to find SPD...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-20-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Chinaberry
Hi, mamas, so happy to be here! I'm looking...

Hi, mamas, so happy to be here!

I'm looking for connections with special ed (specifically SPD) and Florida families, hoping to find SPD resources and support around Longwood/ Winter Park FL. My...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-20-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Chinaberry
Hi, mamas, so happy to be here! I'm looking...

Hi, mamas, so happy to be here!

I'm looking for connections with special ed (specifically SPD) and Florida families, hoping to find SPD resources and support around Longwood/ Winter Park FL. My...
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